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NSA Metadata Collection Has Come To An ‘Official End’

WASHINGTON, November 30, 2015-- When the clock struck 12:00 AM on Thanksgiving weekend's Sunday morning, the National Security Agency (NSA) was forced to end...

Jeb Bush Proposes Increasing NSA Spying Powers To Combat ‘Evildoers’

GOP presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has been a particularly vocal advocate for the National Security Agency's mass surveillance program, and on...

NSA Pledges To Destroy Archived Metadata ‘As Soon As Possible’

Federal officials are claiming that after the National Security Agency reaches its six-month deadline and data collection is transferred to private phone companies, as...

Chris Christie: Blame Rand Paul For Next Terror Attack

New Jersey Governor and Republican Presidential Candidate Chris Christie appeared on Morning Joe on Monday and said that Americans should blame Senator Rand Paul (R- Ky.) if there is...

FISA Court Renews NSA Collection Of Phone Records

The NSA has been authorized to resume bulk collection of American phone records while expired Patriot Act provisions give way to modified data collection practices under the...

DoJ Asks Surveillance Court To Ignore Federal Court’s Ruling On Illegal...

Hours after President Obama signed the USA Freedom Act, which would continue the National Security Agency's mass surveillance program, while transferring its bulk data...

Walker or Bush: What difference does it make?

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker innocuously popped up and was thrust upon the 2016 Republican Primary stage seemingly out of no where. He hasn't even...

Governor Scott Walker Calls for Full Reauthorization of PATRIOT Act

A recent nationwide ABC News/Washington Post 2016 presidential primary preference poll found Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and US Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky tied at...

Peter King Praises Ted Cruz For Supporting NSA Spying

It's no secret that Congressman Peter King (R-NY) disdains Republican Kentucky Senator Rand Paul's staunch defense of the 4th Amendment when it comes to...

Mitch McConnell: Freedom Act Is A Victory For Snowden And For...

After the USA Freedom Act passed in the Senate on Tuesday, 67-32, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addressed the bill's passage, and shared his...

UPDATED: Senate Approves House-Passed USA Freedom Act, Sends Bill To President...

UPDATE: 10 p.m. Eastern – President Obama signed the USA Freedom Act on Tuesday evening. A statement was released on Twitter, prior to the signing,...

Senate Advances USA Freedom Act, Begins Debate On Amendments

On Tuesday, the United States Senate voted, 83-14, to advance the USA Freedom Act, opening it up to a series of amendments that will...

Ron Paul: Is The CIA Providing Security Or Threatening Our Liberty?

Parts of the Patriot Act expired at midnight, but danger to our liberties remains. According to Ron Paul, the embodiment of that danger is...

Rand Paul Declares Victory Over NSA Spying

Washington D.C.- Senator Rand Paul has declared victory over the NSA spy program reportedly authorized by Section 215 of the Patriot Act. As we reported,...

PATRIOT Act Spy Provisions Officially Expire After Senate Reauthorization Attempt Fails

After the USA PATRIOT Act's Section 215 provision authorizing the bulk collection of millions of Americans' phone records by the National Security Agency was...

Senate Reconvenes For Last-Minute Attempt To Revive Patriot Act

UPDATE: June 1st 12:01 a.m. Eastern - Section 215 of the Patriot Act has expired. UPDATE: 8 p.m. Eastern – The Senate voted, 77-17, to advance...

Rand Paul To Force The Expiration of NSA Spy Program

Senator and Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul (R-KY) will be spending Sunday forcing the expiration the Patriot Act's surveillance provisions. On Saturday, Paul made a declaration to...

Dennis Hastert Pushed For The Patriot Act That Led To His...

On Thursday, the Department of Justice announced that former U.S. House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) has been indicted for paying  $3.5 million in "hush...

White House: Congress Is Playing ‘Russian Roulette’ With The Patriot Act

In preparation for the possible expiration of certain provisions of the Patriot Act, the Obama administration is urging the Senate to act, and warning...

Rep. Amash Skips House Recess to Make Sure Speaker Boehner Does...

Most of Congress might be away for the week, but the chess game between civil libertarians and security hawks over the USA PATRIOT Act's...

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